Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 448.30 Day Change GBX +10.70 (2.45%)
Price Date 28 May 2020 Crown Rating 2
Shares Class Acc. Yield 0.24 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 01 November 2019 Dividend Frequency Annually
Sector North America Fund Size 2,165,558,700.00
Launch Date 06/04/1985 Standard Initial Charge 4.00%
Ongoing cost 1.20% Annual Management Charge 0.00%
ISIN GB00B1XG8M98 Sedol B1XG8M9

Fund Objective

To seek to achieve capital growth by delivering a return, net of fees, greater than that of the MSCI North America Index with net dividends reinvested over rolling 3 year periods. The fund primarily invests (at least 70%) in a diversified portfolio of North American equities.

Fund Managers

Ian Heslop
Ian joined Old Mutual in 2000 and is head of global equities at Old Mutual Global Investors. He manages a range of hedge and retail funds and segregated mandates, including market neutral and long only funds. Ian boasts more than 20 years of investment experience and the team has won numerous awards for its funds. Prior to joining Old Mutual, Ian was a UK quantitative fund manager at Barclays Global Investors. He holds an MA in chemistry from the University of Oxford and a PhD in medicinal chemistry, University of Edinburgh. He is an associate of the Society of Investment Professionals.
Mike Servent
Mike joined the company in 2004 and co-manages a range of funds within the global equity team. He joined from Barra International where he was a senior consultant specialising in the implementation of multi asset-class risk systems. Prior to this he spent five years with COR Risk Solutions, which developed the optimisation, back-testing and modelling software currently used by the global equity team at Merian Global Investors. Mike has an MA in physics from the University of Oxford.
Amadeo Alentorn
Amadeo joined Old Mutual in 2005 and is a fund manager and head of research in the global equity team. Prior to joining Old Mutual, he developed simulation models for systemic and liquidity risk for the Financial Stability Group at the Bank of England, and worked as a software developer for CAD systems and for robotic applications. He holds a BEng in robotics from the University of Plymouth, an MSc in computer science, and a PhD in computational finance from the University of Essex. He is a CFA charterholder.